The latest version of Novell-sponsored distribution OpenSuse has been released today.

OpenSuse 11.3 brings a boatload of brilliant new features to users desktop including secure online file backup via SpiderOak, tracker file indexing (replacing beagle), btrfs support & a even the option of installing a preview build of GNOME Shell.

The light-weight desktop enviroment (LXDE) also makes a showing as an install option, making OpenSuse a perfect fit for users seeking a bit more oomph from their hardware.

You’ll find lots more information, screenshots and excitement over at our sister site OMG! SUSE! 

The next version of OpenSuse, 11.4, is scheduled for release in March of 2011.

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